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Recent Posts

Lure Us To The Lake

August 8, 2022We went back to Smith Mountain Lake for a weekend trip with the grandparents. Here's the recap of our trip, including the pontoon boat we rented!  Smith Mountain Lake Trip We got to spend the weekend at the lake with…Read More

North Gardening

August 5, 2022Here's a recap of life lately, including a sleepover at the grandparents' house! North Gardening My in-laws are avid gardeners and live just south of Cville in North Garden, VA. We've been enjoying their heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, squash, eggplant, beans,…Read More
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hi, I’m Kath!

I’m a Registered Dietitian, healthy eater, and mom of two from Charlottesville, Virginia. Here you’ll find a healthy mix of real-life meals made from whole ingredients balanced with the pleasures of life, including buttercream frosting and good wine. Plus a sprinkle of nutrition, home life, beauty, parenting, and organizing.

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Featured Posts

How To Travel Using Credit Card Points

April 18, 2022If you've ever wondered how to travel using credit card points, here is a very basic 101 tutorial on how to get started! Note this post includes affiliate links. Also, current offers may be slightly different than the ones I…Read More

How To Organize Your Digital Clutter

February 12, 2021Are you drowning in digital clutter? Learn how to conquer digital organization with a simple system that takes no more than one hour each week so you can spend more time doing what you love! Here's an overview of the…Read More

Healthy Mindset

The Benefits of Cooking At Home

January 26, 2022Blue Apron’s Wellness meals enable you to discover all of the holistic benefits of cooking at home while delivering real food ingredients to your door. This post is sponsored by Blue Apron. Try Blue Apron during this week's flash sale and…Read More

How To Reset After the Holidays

December 29, 2021Here are some tips on how to reset after the holidays to focus on choices that make you feel your best (and without doing anything extreme)! The holiday season is notorious for feeling the squiggly line effect in action: the…Read More

Oatmeal Recipes

Healthy Baked Oatmeal (Pumpkin!)

September 20, 2021This healthy baked oatmeal is the best way to get all of your favorite seasonal flavors in one cozy dish. Oats, warm spices, canned pumpkin, and just a touch of caramelized brown sugar topping make this crave-worthy baked oatmeal a…Read More

Oatmeal Pancake Recipe

May 14, 2020One of KERF's oldest recipes, this single serving oatmeal pancake recipe combines quick oats, a whole egg, baking powder, and cinnamon for a hearty skillet pancake ready in minutes! My oldest recipe? This oatmeal pancake recipe might be the oldest…Read More

Home Organizing

15 DIY Home Organization Hacks

August 3, 2022I'm sharing 15 budget-friendly DIY home organization hacks that can help you declutter by using storage solutions already in your home.   I use all kinds of bins and boxes in Birch's closet. Plus a stick-on hook! Brainstorming is half the…Read More

Evernote Review: Your Digital Organization Hub

July 27, 2022If you're looking for a one-stop shop to organize your digital life, check out Evernote! Here's my Evernote review and all the great features you can use to make your thoughts, notes, and files easy to find, sort, and save. This…Read More